When you hear “Lamborghini,” do you think of luxurious, fast, high-end…tractors? It’s true, Ferruccio Lamborghini and his family were in the business of manufacturing tractors before they started making legendary sports cars. They eventually sold the tractor business, but the Lamborghini Trattori brand of tractors lives on as part of Same Deutz-Fahr — the Italian agricultural… Read More

Farmers and equipment companies from around the world, including 65 Canadian ag manufacturers, are in Hanover, Germany this week for Agritechnica. From robots to tire technology, RealAg’s Shaun Haney and Jason Stroeve are capturing what’s new and exciting at the world’s biggest agriculture equipment show. Don’t Miss TechTour LIVE – Register Today!! We’ll have more… Read More

AGCO has set its sights on the utility tractor market and is producing four new tractors to ensure it hits the target. Farmers got their first look at the new Massey Ferguson 2700E series at the 2015 Farm Progress Show in Decatur, Illinois. Warren Morris, tactical marketing manager at AGCO, says the tractors are ideal… Read More

A short-line ag equipment manufacturer headquartered near Lacombe, Alberta is adding another Alberta-based equipment line to its business. RENN Mill Center has acquired the manufacturing and distribution rights to Jiffy Agricultural Equipment from ProAll International Manufacturing at Olds. With a product line that includes bale shredders, hay rakes, combine headers and harrow drawbars, Jiffy equipment has… Read More

Case IH says new features for its Axial-Flow 140 combine series will deliver superior harvesting and threshing performance, putting more higher-quality grain in the tank. The 2016 combines rolled out at the Farm Progress Show in Decatur, Illinois, in September and include many features farmers have seen on the company’s flagship class 8 and 9… Read More

Deere & Company is making another investment in precision planting technology. On the heels of announcing the acquisition of European planter manufacturer Monosem, Deere has signed a deal with Monsanto-subsidiary The Climate Corporation to buy its Precision Planting LLC equipment business and offer near real-time wireless connectivity with Climate Corp’s proprietary Climate FieldView platform. “To… Read More

Deere & Company has announced a deal to acquire precision planter manufacturer Monosem, including the European company’s four facilities in France and two in the U.S. “Through this action, we continue to build on our leadership position in precision agriculture,” said John May, Deere’s president of Agricultural Solutions and Chief Information Officer, in a statement… Read More

Case IH’s 2016 Steiger tractor line-up is promising to get farmers up to speed faster with a more efficient transmission. The new transmission for the Steiger line, which features three row-crop tractors and four independent positive-drive track models, offers improved shifting performance and increased shuttle shift speed. The tractors were rolled out at the 2015… Read More

Nearly a year ago, Kubota announced a new contender in the square circle, and this month, it was on display at Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show. With 130-170HP and an optional maximum speed of 50km/h (31mph), the M7 Series brings strength and agility to the ag octagon. “Kubota has established a well-respected name for itself in the… Read More

It was only two years ago when Bernard Tobin first spoke to Jason O’Flanagan about AGCO’s Fuse technology. This year, at Farm Progress Show, the duo reunited to discuss some recent changes that will allow AGCO customers to access machine data through other farm and fleet management tools. Agco’s Jason O’Flanagan joins Bernard Tobin to… Read More

This month, Case IH introduced its new Optum series of tractors, marketed to expand their hay and forage lineup. But, the tractors offer flexibility beyond the alfalfa field. “Fulfilling a new horsepower requirement, we designed this series to meet the needs of customers looking for that optimal power-to-weight ratio for any field, cultivation or haulage… Read More

The wait is over. Following years of anticipation, John Deere has joined its competitors in building a four-track high horsepower tractor. The 9RX series made its farm show debut at the Farm Progress Show in Decatur, Illinois earlier this month. As Deere’s Colin MacDonald explains in the video above, the four-track machines share plenty of similarities… Read More

If you’ve never been to the U.S. Farm Progress Show, it’s hard to envision the scope and scale of it. But it is a fair trek for many Canadian farmers, so instead of expecting all of you to head there, RealAgriculture’s Bernard Tobin went south to capture the highlights of this three-day machinery-palooza. In this… Read More

As if an automated feed-pusher and barn-cleaner weren’t cool enough, Lely has announced a control panel option for the iOS platform, in addition to its Android-based app. Farmers with a Lely Juno feed pusher and/or Lely Discovery mobile barn cleaner will now be able to operate these robots with an iPhone, iPad or iPod through… Read More

 

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